Higgins Elementary Community Academy

11710 S Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60643
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Higgins Elementary Community Academy serves 270 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Higgins Elementary Community Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Higgins Elementary Community Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Higgins Elementary Community Academy's student population of 270 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Higgins Elementary Community Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Higgins Elementary Community Academy is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2983 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
97%
17%
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White
n/a
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
39%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Higgins Elementary Community Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Higgins Elementary Community Academy is Chicago Excel Academy High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Whistler Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Whistler Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 343 students
    0.5 miles
    11533 S Ada St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-5560
    0.5 PK-8 343
  • Chicago Colemon J Elementary Academy Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 252 students
    0.6 miles
    1441 W 119th St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-3975
    0.6 PK-8 252
  • Chicago White Elementary Career Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    0.6 miles
    1136 W 122nd St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 535-5672
    0.6 PK-8 162
  • Chicago Chicago Excel Academy High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 281 students
    0.8 miles
    1257 W 111th St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 629-8379
    0.8 9-12 281
  • Chicago Fenger Academy High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 244 students
    0.8 miles
    11220 S Wallace St
    Chicago, IL 60628
    (773) 535-5430
    0.8 9-12 244

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